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Jan 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. >>> prisoners, including death row prisoners could be set free because of a doctor's workload and tactics is the focus of a major investigation. cnn's victor blackwell has been looking into this very disturbing story. >> if you died in mississippi of any sort of suspicious circumstances, chances are dr. hand was going to be cutting you open. >> that's a former public defender talking about dr. steven han, a pathologist who has done tens and thousands of autopsies. >> how many would you say from the late '80s until probably a few years ago. >> somewhere in the range of 1400, 1500 nrk that range, maybe 1600. >> that's five to six times what's recommended by the national association of medical examiners. for the first time on television, han is resp
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Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
questions for you. >> what was the weapon used at sandy hook? >> i have already gone over it. >> we haven't talked about sandy hook. >> it's a 224. they're using a low percentage. but you guys, people wouldn't go swimming because the movie "jaws" because great white sharks kill 5 people a year. you're trying to scare people. >> the same type of weapon was used in the last three mass shootings. >> and hitler used semiautomatics to kill people. why about fast and furious? why did our government send guns to mexico? why did they blow up -- >> alex, i get accused when i get you guys on of talking over you, of being rude. i'm trying to be civil. you have got to try and answer some of the questions, right? here is my issue for you. why do people need, civilians need an ar-15 type assault weapon? >> i said statistically, they're using in a low amount of crimes. that's an fbi act. >> but they have been used in the last three mass shootings. >> because they advertise in the media. everybody knows if someone jumps off the empire state building, they put security out there because there are copy cat
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Jan 9, 2013 8:00pm PST
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Jan 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
, if you look at the firemen who were killed just before christmas, just on christmas, if you look at sandy hook, all of them involve these ar-15 style, military-style assault rifles. it's all the same thing. and the reason they like them is that they can put these magazines on them and they can unload 100 bullets in a minute. they're machine guns. >> absolutely. but the big problem in america is not these massacres. it's the day-in, day-out shootings that kill more than 11,000 americans a year. and of those, a few hundred are committed with rifles. so if the only thing that legislators do is reinstitute the assault weapons ban and the high magazine, that will be great. that will be a step forward. >> but it won't be enough. >> it won't be nearly enough. we have to make a move on handguns as well. >> but doesn't it send the right signal that actually it's time to do something? the reaction to every outrage since i've been in america has been nothing. gabby giffords, a congresswoman, can be shot in the head, nothing happens. a temple can be shot up, a movie theater, now a school. we've seen
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. >> welcome back to hannity, now, the white house and those on the left try to figure out how to restrict the rights of gun owners and we have a bone chilling 911 tape that every american needs to hear. accord to go police, belinda herman and her two children, nine-year-old twins, were home alon when an intruder broke into her house use ago crowbar. they went into hiding inside their house in an attic and melinda called her husband not home at the time. he called the police and coaching her during the home invasion, listen to the chilling tragedy: >> so, joining me now with reaction to what is hailed as an example after model gun owner, juan williams, co-host of "the five", kimberly guilfoyle. >> hi. >> sean: there is moore to this. he broke into the house, with a
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Jan 8, 2013 9:00am PST
of sandy. is he setting himself up for a 2016 presidential run? new jersey thinks so. and 3/4 of voters give him a thumbs up. two years ago today, jared lee loughner killed six people, wounded congresswoman gabby giffords, giffords speaking out about gun control. we'll hear what she has to say. >>> but first a hearing providing chilling, new detail about movie theater massacre in aurora, colorado, that left 12 people dead. day two of the preliminary hearing for suspect james holmes. casey wian's just come out of the court and joins us live from centennial, colorado. what's the latest from the hearing? >> reporter: well, what we heard, ali, just inside the courtroom a little while ago, two of the 41 911 calls placed the night of that shooting. two calls plays pi a detective made from inside the theater. one of them was the first call that was made on that night by a gentleman named kevin. call lasted 27 seconds, difficult to hear what he said, what the 911 operator had to say. but the unmistakable sound was the sound of gunshots, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. more than 30 gunshots in 27
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
, is the extra that we're very likely to spend on sandy storm relief. so to put it bluntly, bill, we're on track for a trillion dollar deficit for the fifth straight year. we will hit 17 trillion total national debt sometime this fall. bill: just keeps on going. all the trillion dollar deficits wracked up by the current administration. >> that is total debt. that is deficit after deficit, after deficit. you add it all up, total debt, 17 trillion by this fall. another trillion dollar deficit this financial year. bill: all the push and pull we watch in november and december before the fiscal cliff deal -- >> neutral. bill: at the 11th hour -- >> neutral. bill: reduces deficit by $4 billion? >> that is it. that is interest we pay on national debt one day and six hours. bill: do the percentage of 4 billion on 293 billion for one quarter. it is niecely. >> that is because we raised taxes, theoretically get more revenue on that but we raise spending. we'll extend unemployment benefits for another year. and not counted in the andy storm damage. that would be another 51 billion, if that bill passes. bil
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
shooting was the single worst shooting in the terms of people hit and the sandy hook shooting was the worst school shooting. and every time you come out and you are very vocal and you are proud of what you say and say the same thing. if everybody had been armed somebody would have killed the shooter and prevented the massacres. >> if we would be talking the way you want to talk. we are not going to talk about making people easy to defend themselves. because there was somebody on the scene who was able to shoot back. >> again, again -- >> nor are we talking about the federal government. >> let me jump in here. >> or putti inting guns in the of the mexican car tell resulting in the deaths of over 400 mexicans and counts or eric holder and his justice department. >> let's stay on the point i was trying to make. in the last 30 years there have been 62 mass shootings. not a single one has been thwarted by a single civilian. >> that doesn't rise to the level of being a mass shooting. it gets nipped in the bud. so of course we are not going to have those statistics because a good guy with a gun wa
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Jan 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
was the single worst shooting in america in terms of the most people hit in one shooting. and the sandy hook elementary school was the single worst school shooting in america. and every time these things happen, mr. pratt, and you come out, you're very vocal and are proud of what you say. if everybody had been armed, somebody would have stopped the shooter and prevented the massacres. >> you know if we would talk the way you want to talk, we're not talking about making it easy to make people defend themselves, or talk about the times mass shootings did not become mass murders, because there was somebody on the scene to be able to shoot back. nor are we talking about the federal government sponsoring a program putting guns in the hands of the mexican cartel, resulting in the death of now over 400 mexicans and counting. and we're not even -- >> mr. pratt -- >> and we're not talking about eric holder and his justice department and their culpability in committing mass murder. >> and mr. pratt, on the point i was trying to make, in the last year, there were 62 mass shootings. not a single one has
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
frustrating, i got angry. i was so very passionate, following what happened at sandy hook, as we all were. and my position on what should be done about gun control, i've been advocating for a long time. so this to me was a tipping point. and to hear them continue to espouse this, you cannot touch any guns philosophy, i found very frustrating. with alex jones, i took a different tact. my tact was to try and show that i could be a listener, that i would give him the time to explain, articulate his position, but instead, he didn't want to debate anything or discuss it. but i found it illuminating that during his rant, you got a real sense of what an element of the more extreme gun activists in this country genuinely believe. they believe that their government will perform as a sort of tyranny and overthrow them or try to, and that is why they all need to be heavily armed. and that's what he believes. that's what his followers, to his pretty well-listened to show believe. and i think sometimes, you have to give people just enough rope to tie themselves into a large, pretty unedifying not. and
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 8:00am PST
is live in new york where one long island town agreed to take on the a major part of the hurricane sandy cleanup. rick? >> reporter: if you're wondering what happened to all those cars damaged by hurricane sandy. we have the answer for you out here on the east end of long island. tens of thousands of vehicles. why they're here and where they're headed coming up next jon: right now, prosecutors resting their case against the 12-year-old california boy charged with killing his neo-nazi father. rick folbaum is following this story from our new york newsroom. rick? >> a couple of interesting things in this case, jon. this is a case that may wrap up very quickly. first of all the defense team has withdrawn its plea of insanity in this case. they originally put in a plea that this young boy, joseph hall, did not know what he was doing at the time that he shot his father in the head about two years ago. they have now withdrawn that and they're saying instead that they have would like the judge in this case to throw it out because in their mind the prosecution has not adequately proved its case.
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
seemed to suggest the killings at sandy hook elementary school four weeks ago tomorrow brought the nation to a turning point. >> there is nothing that has gone to the heart of the matter more than the visual image of little 6-year-old kids riddled, not shot with a stray bullet, but riddled, riddled with bullet holes. >> joining me now from new york, cnn, fareed, you and i haven't even talked since the shootings in sandy hook. 20 kids, six adults shot dead. we haven't spoken since the president declared these tragedies have to end. do you think that the vice president is right? has something changed because of this, keeping in mind we had debates before and nothing really happened. >> the country is clearly changing, brooke. i think sandy hook has been a huge turning point and there is a shift of consciousness. we are becoming more aware of just how a nomulous the u.s. is. we have 30,000 gun deaths a year and most countries have a few hundred. we have 10,000 gun homicides a year. england and wales have i think 35 or 40. we are beginning to realize that. the question is, will the political
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Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
on the ground. and this shooting comes nearly a month after the sandy hook elementary school shooting, immediately became political today. dianne feinstein, a democrat, who plans to introduce a bill banning assault weapons released a statement after the shooting today asking, "how many more shootings must there be in america before we come to the realization that guns and grievances do not belong together?" that came as vice president joe biden met with his gun violence task force today and members of the nra. and he talked about a key idea he thinks should pass. >> there is a surprising, so far, a surprising recurrence suggestions that we have universal background checks. not just close the gun show loophole, but total, universal background checks, including private sales. >> john avalon is "outfront." john, let's just start off with these background checks. obviously, look, for whether a potential purchaser has a criminal record or history of mental illness. obviously, there's issues with both of those things and how they're defined. but on the background check concept overall, how
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
.r.a., in the aftermath of the sandy hook tragedy, the organization recommended placing armed security guards in our schools. and earlier today, the white house reiterated president obama's skepticism of that idea. watch this. >> if the president said he doesn't want to pre-judge any recommendations that any stake holder might present, he did in his meet the press interview respond to a question about the specific recommendation that the n.r.a. had made and by saying that he was skeptical, that putting more guns in schools would solve this problem. but again, we look forward to hearing from a variety of organizations and civic groups and others who have insights into this problem. >> sean: now as we await the outcome of thursday's meeting. liberals continue to attack the merits of the second amendment. if case you're not familiar, a well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall nod be infringed. now in recent days the left have focused on the word "militia" and do so without consideration to what they've said. the co-autho
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
. sandy and i, from the onset, have not been focused on the shooter. we're going to let the justice system deal with him. we trust that. fortunately we don't have any hatred toward him. he is a troubled soul. and our main goal now is to try to prevent further atrocities, massacres, by doing something in the legislature to prevent these massacres from occurring over and over and over again. >> yes. yes. i understand you're going to washington, sir, tomorrow to meet with the vice president. what do you hope to accomplish? >>i hope to put a face and some emotion into the appeal to the american people to please not be apathetic toward this problem that our country has, and let's do something about some sensible gun laws, and to tell the american people that we do not want to take guns away. i have a shotgun to protect my home. i don't plan on giving it up. but i would like to see assault weapons, high capacity magazines, background checks, those three factors, if we could get something done, i think we would be going a long way as a country to improve what we're facing now with these massacres
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
from the white house this morning. >>> more than two months after superstorm sandy hit the northeast there are so many families still struggling to survive. sheila and dominic trayna are a good example. we've been bringing you their story since sandy hit in october. as they fight with their insurance company, allstate they learned their damaged home is part of a new television ad for allstate. not surprising the traynas are upset. allstate tells the "new york post" they'll remove the ad and i forgot to mention this important detail, allstate did not pay the family's claim because they say the damage was caused by storm surge and not the storm itself. >>> robert griffin iii going under the knife this morning. espn reporting the washington redskins physician and famed orthopedist dr. james andrews is operating on the team's franchise quarterback. rg3 is having total reconstructive surgery on his knee, re-injured during sunday's playoff game, and is expected to recover in time, at least we hope so, for the 2013 season. >>> espn now apologizing for brent musburger's remarks about katheri
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Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> now this, an emotional governor andrew cuomo in new york, reflecting on superstorm sandy, moments ago, during a state of the state address. my next guest says cuomo's new preparation plan for another big storm, no good. >>> plus, more on our breaking news, we're on it, long island city, crane collapse. endorsed by weight watchersod and your taste buds have always endorsed us. so, you know what this means... this is a real win win! yoplait, it is so good. >>> breaking news. we were reporting on the possibility of a lawsuit, aig to be part of this lawsuit, basically suing the hand that helped bail them out a couple of years ago that you and i and the american taxpayer, some $182 billion. they were -- they're in the midst of a reimaging. you've seen the ads, right? because of what happened from a couple of years ago. but now we have learned they will not be taking part of this lawsuit, hank greenberg was leading that charge, a former head of aig. a no go for them. ali velshi will be all over it in a matter of minutes. >>> i want to talk about new york. new york's governor, andrew cuomo,
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Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
, games such as these have zero, zero connection to mass killings such as the massacre at sandy hook school, which ignited the current discussion on guns and gun violence. jay thomas, emmy award winning actor, sirius radio talk show host, welcome back to the show. good to see you. >> thank you. >> let me read something that i read here from a psychologist. this is christopher jay ferguson, writing after the sandy hook massacre, writing in "time." there is no good evidence that video games or other media contributes, even in a small way, to mass homicides or any other violence among youth. on the other hand, let me mention this, you have senator jay rockefeller leading this charge against the industry. he wants an investigation into video game violence. jay thomas, where do you come down on this? >> you know, forget where i come down on it, i have three boys and they are from 19 to 30, and they play these video games all the time. i think it is all lip service because it is so much money involved. i mean, "call of duty" did a billion dollars like in a matter of months. and so it will
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
, all of those had mothers who were later expressing or earlier in the sandy hook case expressing concern about their child. why do you think we haven't heard more about that? that is what we initially talked about and now it changed to talk about assault weapons. >> kimberly: it's sad. we were talking about how to protect the children and make schools about education and learning, enriching experienc experience. >> dana: now moms worried about their kids and snatch it up before it happened. there was a report from the aurora, colorado, shooter spent three days before, june 29, july 1 and july 11 gone to the movie theater and taken photographs and had on the computer to the interior and back doors. of a criminal mind. we should be able to catch people before they act. >> greg: you are talking about the individual guilty of the crime. modern era of absolves people. gun control is a weird way parallels benghazi to blame a video on the death of four americans. rather than the lack of security. there was no security in benghazi. there was no security. the gun free zone when the violen
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
by superstorm sandy. >>> today in colorado a second day of painful hearings getting under way for james holmes, the man accused of killing dozens of people inside an aurora movie theater. in the first day of interesting testimony it appeared the killer, the alleged killer planned the attack down to the very last detail. police say holmes purchased the ticket for the showing nearly two weeks ahead of time. investigators say he entered the theater with a semiautomatic shotgun, a semiautomatic handgun with a laser sight and assault rifle with 100-round magazine drum. after the killing spree police found a startling amount of unused ammo, 200 rounds of assault rifle ammunition and 15 rounds of .4 caliber bullets. casey wian is in centennial, colorado for today's hearing. who is up to take the stand today, casy are casy? >> reporter: we'll hear a detective who will continue his testimony from yesterday about all of the wounded victims who detectives interviewed after the shooting. you'll remember, carol, when we spoke yesterday morning in advance of day one of this preliminary hearing, we talked ab
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 10:00am PST
many investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >> well, as survivors of superstorm sandy are still cleaning up more than two months after the storm, there's question what to do with some of the debris, including the storm damaged cars, lots of cars, lots of cars. rick leventhal has the details of what may suddenly be the biggest parking lot in riverhead, new york, rick. >> reporter: thousands and thousands of cars and the executive air park closes every winter and typically empty during the long cold months, but not this season because the town of riverhead, which owns this property way out on eastern long island found a way to m of all of this space. leasing the space, the runways and taxi way to insurance auto auctions, inc. filled the airport with thousands of vehicles damaged by hurricane sandy. two runways, 1007 feet long, filled with cars, some of them new, auctioned off online every day and buyers have to be recyclers, rebuilders or dismant dismantlers, licensed and registered with the state and it's paying for every acre using expected to be a total of nearly 3 m
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Jan 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
, connecticut, could soon bear the name a hometown teacher who died protecting her students in the sandy hook massacre massacre. the mayor proposing it be renamed to honor the memory of victoria soto. the measure is expected to be taken up at a meeting next week. >>> and adding tweets to its collection of public documents. it has amassed 170 billion public twitter messages as part of an agreement the library signed with the social media site in 2010. the library's currently looking for ways to make this new database available to the public. i think that's going to be quite a telling history if you can see what people were tweeting at the moment on given events like the state of the union. >> you been tweeting a lot? >> i have been. >>@lisasylvester? >> @lsylvester.com. >>> president obama's choice for defense secretary drawing criticism including some of chuck hagel's fellow republicans. one of them is here to explain why he has already decided he won't vote to confirm hagel. >> he's a good man, but this is the wrong job for him. he's certainly outside of the national security mainstream. hum
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Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm PST
calls last june. similar problems cropped up when superstorm sandy hit in october. >>> and a closer look at the brain of the late nfl line baker junior seau and the ten-time all pro committed suicide in may. specialists who have studied him closely say that he has evidence of scarring and a condition called chronic traumatic enself lop tea e.ect. we'll have a live report from sanjay gupta. particularly when you're talking young kids and so forth, we've heard about the issue of concussion cans. >> sanjay has done a lot of research, a lot of work on these concussions, these head injuries from football. it's a serious, serious subject. >> that's reason enough to tune in and continue to stay tuned in. >> it was such a tragic loss. i remember the day upon hearing the news of his suicide. really, really sad. >> all right. thank you. >>> we're just about to get a close look at assault weapons. they are likely to become the targets of proposed gun control laws again. but, first, what's wrong with this picture? our strategy session is looking at whether the president needs to recruit more women a
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Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
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Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >>> when president obama spoke at memorial services for the sandy hook victims, he said "newtown, you are not alone." and people, including the family of noah pozner, took him at his word, but now some are saying president obama has not been living up to the words "you are not alone." his mom put out a statement today. it reads, as the mother of a 6-year-old victim of a cold-bloodied massacre of school children, i'm puzzled and disappointed by the fact that i have had no information or opportunity to be heard on the upcoming legislative proposal in washington. noah's uncle is with us. i understand you had concerns that your voice, your family's voice was not being heard by the white house. you just heard from them moments ago. what did they say? >> that's correct. the white house contacted me on my way -- while i was on my way to the show. i had sent an e-mail about eight days ago to an aide of president obama asking questions about whether the families would have an opportunity to speak about the proposal. and an opportunity to be heard. and i never received a response to that e-mail
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
. thousands of vehicles damaged during superstorm sandy are now lining the runways at a long island airport. look how many there are. a company looking to auction all of these off and paying the town of riverhead millions of dollars to store the cars. some residents aren't happy saying they're concerned the damaged cars could leak fuel into the ground water. i'm ainsley earhart and now back to "on the record" with greta. greta. >> this could be a huge blow to the investigation to the benghazi terror attack. tunisian authorities releasing one of the only suspects in custody. you remember in october the 26-year-old tunisian man arrested in an airport at turkey with false papers, extradited from turkey to tunisia in custody. at the time authorities saying they strongly suspected he was involved in the 9/11 attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. tunisia charged the man with membership after terrorist organization and only after senator lindsey graham intervened tunisia finally permitted our fbi to question the man, but now, a judge has freed the suspect due
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Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
in the news this week focused in on recovery efforts from the superstorm sandy and his leadership in that crisis has revived talk about a possible 2016 presidential run. that's been a hot topic as christie makes the rounds of some of the television talk shows. >> my job is to be governor of new jersey and i think people have seen over time, whether it's working with the president, criticizing my own party, my job is to govern -- the fact of the matter is, everybody has to come to the table of wanting to come to an agreement, ultimately, and that's what we've been doing in new jersey for the past three years. >> we've lost elections two times in a row. we need to do something different. >> chris christie appears on the cover of the new "time" magazine. rick, what made you decide to put governor christie on the cover? >> wolf, he's definitely the man of the hour, as he said. the republicans have lost two times in a row and he's thinking, well maybe i need to run against my fellow republicans in order to become the most popular person in the party. and the larger question is, does he
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Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the t recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. martha: fox news alert for you right now. the centers for disease control have just come out moments ago, with their latest update on the outbreak of flu across this country. emergency rooms from the rocky mountains to new england, reportedly swamped with patients. they are overwhelmed in some areas in fact. this is prompting new fears about shortages in the vaccines and tamiflu in this country. brand new hour starting right now on a friday in "america's newsroom." i'm martha maccallum. bill: i'm bill hemmer. you wonder if the vaccine works in the first place. we'll find out and figure it out in time. the flu activity was elevated in the first week of january but may be decreasing in some areas.
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Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
of billions of dollars in relief money for victims of superstorm sandy. >> there is only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims, the house majority and their speaker, john boehner. >> reporter: he complained new jersey is still waiting for the bulk of the aide money. >> new jersey, both republicans and democrats, will never stand silent when our citizens are being shortchanged. >> reporter: many in the gop who gave christie a pass for standing shoulder to shoulder with obama now wonder if he is just piling on. needlessly bashing republicans because it is the popular thing to do. >>> most republicans view this as, yes, he has been bashing the speaker but he was doing it to protect his state. he is going to have to switch that out pretty quickly. the. >> if he did it on a weekly basis, he might as well switch parties. >> either way, he is popular in new jersey with a new poll finding. he has a 73% approval rating that should ease his way into re-election this year. >>> christie appears to be showing his party a more moderate way forward. he is open to discuss
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Jan 9, 2013 10:00am PST
by that tragedy in sandy hook elementary turn back to sort of the tribalized version of the debate over guns. we've seen that liberals, and you mentioned governor cuomo, you mentioned vice-president biden, attorney general eric holder in the mix, too, making it very plain, making it very clear that they see this as gun control, which haven't had a serious discussion about that in the country, really, in more than a decade, and going back to that issue. then you see the anxiety growing among people who are ardent supporters of the second amendment, that they say, we know what this is, and we're going to stand our ground. so that means that the outlook for what we thought we might have once had, which was a chance to do something quickly and do something with broad national support, is fading. >> megyn: how could they get broad national support on any legislation that cracks down on gun rights? i mean, the majority of this country wants a robust interpretation of the second amendment and you know, those polls moved around a little bit in the wake of the newtown, connecticut school shooting, but th
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
mass shootings like the one at sandy hook elementary school and the one at the colorado movie theater in aurora. the nation's largest gun lobby, the nra, though, is angry and apparently backing away from the conversation on gun control. it met with vice president joe biden yesterday and it says the white house isn't really interested in a dialogue. >> going into this meeting what the president's position on so-called assault weapons ban is, the same position he's taken for years. these are not new positions. the vice president had said we do this with an open mind, but at the meeting he said, no, we've already made up our mind on that. no, there's not going to be an agreement on that. >> with such deeply divided interests it's easy to see how o opposing sides are becoming even more polarized, but common interest can be tested. jason carroll has a tale of two cities and different ways they work with state governments on gun control. >> reporter: the new year under way and already in new york city three police officers shot in two different incidents. philadelphia, ivan johnson a temple
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
sandy. residents in seaside heights, new jersey, will finally after all this time be able to return to their homes today. officials say over 100 certificates have already been granted deeming the homes now safe to live in. those residents were told they don't have to abide by a 10:00 p.m. cure few anymore. -- cure. we wish them well. bill: gun control laws possibly going to a whole new level? white house is going way beyond reinstating the law ban on assault weapons. universal background checks on gun buyers and movement and sale of weapons through aings national database. kirsten powers, tony sayegh, former press aide to republican vice-presidential nominee jack kemp and. welcome to both of you. strengthen mental health checks. strengthen penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to minors. so the list is broad. tony, can this pass. >> it will be tough, bill. one of the misconceptions about gun control is a very partisan issue. it is regional issue. you heard heidi heitkamp from north dakota. seven democratic senators from pro-gun states including mark begich from kir
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
: was there an event that triggered that, sir? >> in the news, connecticut, the sandy hook shooting, aurora, colorado, it seemed the right time to bring it forth. bill: i see, and when you proposed this idea, what kind of reaction did you get? >> a very positive, very positive reaction. unanimous vote with the city council. that they support and we want to recommend and encourage the use of firearms in every household, and be trained and proficient in its use. bill: what do you think that would do if it goes through, if the law is passed? >> i definitely think criminals would think twice before they do a home invasion or a crime in spring city. bill: because? >> they know that we will be armed and be able to protect ourselves. bill: i was reading, your town is not very big, right, about 11, 1200 is my guess, right? >> just under a thousand people, right around a thousand. bill: but throughout the state of utah, give us a sense about, you know, the gun culture in your state and how it's perceived? >> most people already have guns, and we're advocating the training, and to be proficient at its use, and
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